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How Movies Make Us Crazy Emotional

How Movies Make Us Crazy Emotional

The Crazy Emotional Everyone enjoys some good movies online or cinema. Sometimes we like to watch a touching, heart-warming flick that grants us the chance to shed a few tears, and sometimes we want to get our heart pumping with exciting action or a terrifying horror movie. As with anything,[…]

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4 Tips for Keeping Your Film Safe From Hackers

4 Tips for Keeping Your Film Safe From Hackers

By Cassie Phillips Every aspiring film director needs to be aware that a hacker can end their career before it ever gets really started. Hackers can be clever, relentless and unapologetic about their actions. It’s unfortunate that they use their unbelievable skills to harm people, yet this is the reality[…]

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5 Best Martin Scorsese Movies

5 Best Martin Scorsese Movies of All Time

For a few, being a director is a job, but for legends like Martin Scorcese, directing is as much a part of their lives as the oxygen we breathe. It’s little wonder then that Scorcese, who recently celebrated his 73 rd birthday, has retirement far from his mind and is[…]

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5 Tips for Working With Amateur Actors

5 Tips for Working With Amateur Actors

There are very few, if any, successful directors that would recommend working with amateur actors. In the words of director Brian DePalma, “The biggest mistake in student films is that they are usually cast so badly, with friends and people the director knows.” Even if the budget doesn’t assume the[…]

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5 Simple Tricks to Beautify Your Short Film

5 Simple Tricks to Beautify Your Short Film

​As we all know making films can be a pretty complex process, and turning them into great films can be even more difficult. Everything starts from a punching storyline, and of course then from the support of crafted cinematography and a dedicated crew from lighting to sound, as well performances[…]

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Shore Scripts - Short Film Fund

Submit Your Script For a Chance to Win a £5000 Grant

Getting your script into the hands of producers, managers, and agents is a huge stepping-stone for any writer. Shore Scripts is a UK based screenwriting competition that was set up to do just that. Shore Scripts goal is to discover new writing talent from around the world, and with their[…]

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Breaking The Scene: on the set of Intruders

Breaking The Scene: Intruders

For our next scene break we turned to some home talent and an underground comic book inspired film. Meet Santiago Menghini, a director, visual effect artist, co-founder of Nemesis Films, and founder of The Film Effect. Santiago is the craftful director behind the eerie short ‘Intruders‘, and we had a[…]

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Interview with Oscar Winner Ben Cleary for 'Stutterer'

Interview With Benjamin Cleary: Taking Stutterer to The Oscars

Oscar night is quickly approaching, and with everyone ramping up their favourite votes, we started to take a deeper look into the Short Film Nominations. Today we had the chance to chat with Benjamin Cleary, director of the nominated short film ‘S T U T T E R E R’.[…]

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Breaking The Scene: Shield5

Breaking The Scene: Shield 5

Just recently we posted an article about how the new Instagram series Shield 5 has been making headlines and how the series can be opening to doors to the TV Series genre. Let’s skip ahead of all the success and focus on how one of our favorite episodes got made.[…]

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